Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Monoctophora Lucas, 1900 . Proc. R. Soc. Qd 15 : 144.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Monoctophora stillans Lucas, 1900. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 15: 144.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 132.

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

M. stillans is a junior subjective synonym of Monoctenia phyllomorpha Lower, 1899, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 24: 86.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BALLIACE Walker, 1860; DIAMUNA Walker, 1860; DICYCLODES Warren, 1906; GALANAGEIA Lucas, 1900; MACROCTENIA Turner, 1930; MACROXYSTRA Fletcher, 1979; and MONOCTOPHORA Lucas, 1900 as junior synonyms of OENOCHROMA Guenée, 1857. [November 10].

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